HR Exchange
HR Exchange
IQPC Digital
Looking for real conversations from the HR space? Look no further than the HR Exchange Podcast. Expect personal stories from HR professionals working for the world’s most well-known brands. Hear about the daily challenges they face from hiring the best talent to creating the best employee experience possible and everything in between. In addition, HR Exchange Network editor Mason Stevenson and his guests take a deep dive in to the latest trends, research and strategies from the most innovative minds in human resources covering key topics such as the future of work, learning, the War for Talent, talent management, HR technology and more. HR Exchange Podcast is produced exclusively by the HR Exchange Network, and IQPC Digital portal.
Ep. 73 Ask the Editor Vol. 3
On today's show, David digs back into the inbox for his final Ask the Editor episode to answer questions around employee experience and diversity, equity and inclusion. 
Aug 5, 2021
11 min
Ep. 72 The Mindset for DEI with Darrell Andrews
On today’s show David chats with Darrell “Coach D” Andrews, a well known speaker and an organizational consultant on matters of diversity, equity and inclusion. Darrell recently spoke at our D&I focused event. This conversation will explore some of the elements of his 3M framework, his upcoming book and how he views some of the challenges DEI faces down the road. Watch Darrell's entire session titled "The Equity 3M Framework: Building a Successful Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative from the Inside Out"! Connect with Darrell on LinkedIn!
Jul 29, 2021
28 min
Ep. 71 Talking Noncompetes with Don Schroeder
On today’s show, David sits down with Don Schroeder, partner at the law firm Foley and Lardner, about the President’s latest executive order which included instructions for the Federal Trade Commission to limit or ban the use of non-compete agreements. We’ll dig into what enforcement and challenges to the ban might look like and how big of a priority this needs to be for companies as they adapt contracts and legal strategies.
Jul 21, 2021
18 min
Ep. 70 HR Exchange Live: Diversity & Inclusion Recap
On today’s show, David shares some of the insights from our one day Diversity and Inclusion focused event. We’ll dig into a variety of topics, ranging from new ways to source information from candidates, plugging ERGs into different areas of the organization, the challenges that keep DEI leaders up at night and why guilt is ultimately unproductive. To see the content hub for the event, just visit HR Exchange Live: Diversity and Inclusion. Be sure to check that out if you want full access to the sessions.  
Jul 15, 2021
27 min
Ep. 69 The Great Resignation with Steve Cadigan
On today's show, David chats with author, and former VP of Talent at LinkedIn, Steve Cadigan about the Great Resignation. They dig into what's driving it, what it means for employees, employers and the future of work.  Some of the topics covered in the show are also explored in Steve's latest book, titled "Workquake: Embracing the Aftershocks of COVID-19 to Create a Better Model of Working," which you can purchase on Amazon. 
Jul 8, 2021
38 min
Ep. 68 A Look Back at HR Tech
On today's episode, David takes a look back at our recent HR Tech event and shares snippets from sessions that spoke to a variety of issues. He also answers some questions that speakers didn't have time to address.  To view all the sessions from HR Tech and watch them on demand, visit the HR Tech North America 2021 content hub on the site!
Jul 1, 2021
26 min
Ep. 67 HR Tech and Ask the Editor
On today's show, David digs into our upcoming HR Tech event to profile some of the sessions and provide a bit more details about what's on offer in the event's agenda. He then digs into some of the Ask the Editor questions he's received.  For more information on HR Tech or to register for the event, visit
Jun 17, 2021
25 min
Ep. 66 The Silent Agreement with Wil Shelton
On today's show, David sits down Wil Shelton, author of a new book called “The Silent Agreement: An Illusion of Inclusion in Black Corporate America: How to Fight with Conviction and Avoid Broken Promises.” They dig into his inspiration for the book, the importance of an honest conversation around diversity issues and where the fight for equality and equity in the workplace goes from here. If you’d like to learn more about Wil and his upcoming speaking engagements or to pick up a copy of the book, visit 
Jun 10, 2021
17 min
Ep. 65 Women in AI with LaDavia Drane
On today’s show, we are joined by LaDavia Drane, Global Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at Amazon Web Services. We’re gonna be discussing the issue of women in STEM careers, and in particular, AI. We chat about some of the barriers they face, some of the things Drane hopes to see at AWS and how we can help women grow in fields such as AI. Following a report from Deloitte on Women in AI that had a lot of interesting insights into why women have struggled in AI as a field, I wanted to explore what the cost has been for AI as a result and what female leaders in the field feel needs to happen now. This interview comes off the back of that report. 
Jun 3, 2021
14 min
Ep. 64 Vaccine Mandates and the Safe Return to Work
On today’s show, David is joined by Dan Kaplan, partner at Foley and Lardner and co-chair of the firm’s national labor and employment practice. They discuss some of the most common questions Kaplan gets around the idea of a safe return to work, from OSHA worries to mandatory vaccines and evolving mask policies. For more content on vaccine mandates and the impact of Coronavirus on HR, visit
May 25, 2021
22 min
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